• Film, Video
    Eretz Amazônia : os Judeus na Amazônia / Catalog Record Only DVD (NTSC, All regions) Title from container. Based on the book by Samuel Benchimol. Director of photography, Jacob Serruya ; editor, Cristina Motta. Received: 2010-11-10 from Rio de Janeiro OvOp Office; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video
    A muralha Catalog Record Only "A MURALHA (The Wall) first aired in Brazil to commemorate the country's 500-year anniversary. Based on a novel by Dinah Silveira de Queiroz, it is about Portugal's colonization of Brazil in the 18th century. Stories of different characters include: A young Indian girl who is captured and enslaved, a Portuguese family living in Brazil, a young Portuguese girl who makes the rough journey to ...
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video
    Quanto vale ou é por quilo? Catalog Record Only In this view of Brazil's race relations and economic inequality, Bianchi's film weaves together two time periods in Brazil-- the slave society of the 1700s and the modern day-- to propose that little has changed since slave days, even if some of the outward appearances have.
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    About sugarcane and homecoming Catalog Record Only Tells the story of a growing number of people in the North Eastern part of Brazil, on a quest for identity and faith; people born into Catholicism but claiming to be Jewish. They congregate and create a Jewish community that follows traditional Jewish religion and rites, practices Jewish family and communal life, but is not recognized by the worldwide Jewish establishment. They all hold ...
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    African slave trade. Becoming a slave in Brazil /
    Becoming a slave in Brazil Catalog Record Only
    Captain Pinckney explores the regions of Brazil that capitalized on the exchange of goods for African captives.
    • Date: 2001
  • Film, Video
    Programa Casé o que a gente não inventa, não existe /
    Radio days in Brazil Catalog Record Only
    A documentary about the pioneering Brazilian radio and television broadcaster Ademar Casé and his popular radio program, Programa Casé.
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video
    Versos e cacetes : o jogo do pau na cultura afro-fluminense /
    Verses and cudgels : Catalog Record Only
    "The film Verses and Cudgels documents stick playing and its insertion into the Afro-Brazilian culture in the Paraiba Valley. Its protagonists are the descendents of slaves who worked on the coffee plantations during the nineteenth century. The first part of the film recreates the atmosphere of the calango dances, where two or more singers improvise verses and challenge each other to the music of ...
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video
    Caminhos da memória a trajetória dos judeus em Portugal /
    Paths of memory : Catalog Record Only
    A documentary on present day Jewish families in northeastern Brazil descended from Jews who converted to Catholicism to save their lives during the Inquisition and in many cases preserved Jewish rituals under the guise of Catholicism.
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video
    Conterrâneos velhos de guerra Catalog Record Only Documentary about the people who came from all over Brazil to work in the construction of the city of Brasília, their stories, and the abuse and humiliation they suffered in the process
    • Contributor: Carvalho, Vladimir - Bastos, Othon - Instituto Moreira Salles - Bretz Filmes (Firm)
    • Date: 2013
  • Film, Video
    Terra de negro Catalog Record Only Employing footage shot between December 5 and 9, 2003, this documentary looks at the history, life, traditions, and celebrations of the black population of the municipalities of Baião and Mocajuba, located in the Brazilian state of Pará.
    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video
    O quatrilho /
    Qu4trilho Catalog Record Only
    The story of Italian immigrants living in Brazil from 1910 to 1930. Follows the tangled lives of two young couples.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Trabalho no agronegócio canavieiro : Educação através das imagens / Catalog Record Only These films focus on the nature of the sugarcane industry in São Paulo, Brazil and the struggles of the sugar workers.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Anos rebeldes Catalog Record Only "Mini series about the 1960s in Rio de Janeiro, when a politically engaged student falls in love with a left wing journalist's daughter who doesn't care for politics. The romance follows 15 years of Brazilian history, since President João Goulart deposition by military reactionary forces, until the first signs of restoration of democracy, in the 1980s."--Internet Movie Database website.
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Panorama histórico brasileiro Catalog Record Only "A série Panorama Histórico Brasileiro do Instituto Itaú Cultural apresenta 15 documentários sobre questões que falam diretamente à identidade nacional. O Brasil é apresentado desde o século XVIII até os ecos da pós-modernidade, início do século XXI, em recortes que, privilegiando o resgate da memória nacional e uma intencionalidade de construção de cidadania cultural, se propõem a abrir o debate num viés preferencialmente cultural ...
    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video
    O ano em que meus pais saíram de férias /
    Year my parents went on vacation Catalog Record Only
    A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in 1970, where he lived through two influencial events: Brazil winning the World Cup for the third time, and the dealings of a dictatorship.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Memorial Teodoro Sampaio sua geografia, sua história e sua gente / Catalog Record Only In Portuguese. Title from title screen. Imprint from DVD container. Not viewed. 2014-08-21.
    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video
    Oswaldo Cruz na Amazônia : a revolta da vacina /
    Revolta da vacina Catalog Record Only
    In Portuguese. First work produced in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2002; second work produced in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1994. Not viewed. 2014-08-21.
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video
    Pindorama / Catalog Record Only "In the Sixteenth Century, in Brazil, the founder of Pindorama realizes that nobody works in the anarchic village. When the king arrives in town, there is a fight for power among the governor and politicians while the alienated people composed of Caucasians, Blacks, and Indians follow their leaders without any political awareness."--IMDb.
    • Date: 2006
  • Film, Video
    Amazônia de Galvez a Chico Mendes /
    Amazônia, de Galvez a Chico Mendes Catalog Record Only
    A miniseries presented on TV Globo from January to April 2007; it recounts the history of Acre and its peoples through its struggles. The period covered begins in 1899 through 3 phases, ending in the decade of the 1980s, with the assassination of Chico Mendes December 22, 1988.
    • Date: 2007
  • Film, Video
    Grupo Galpão : a história de um dos mais importantes grupos de teatro do Brasil / Catalog Record Only Documentary on the history of a Brazilian theater company, Grupo Galpão, created in 1982, and famous for staging performances which interact with the public and adaptations with various theatrical ements with circus acts, and mixing folk with classic Brazilian high cultures.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Democracia em preto e branco : futebol, política e rock n' roll
    Black and white democracy Catalog Record Only
    During the 80's, Brazilians were living under a dictatorship (since 1964). As Brazilians wearied of repression, some players of the soccer club Corinthians, from São Paulo, begin a new form of managing the team, always using polling to decide everything.
    • Contributor: Asbeg, Pedro - Muhlenberg, Arthur - Gama Rodrigues, Gustavo - Letier, Rodrigo - Krieger, Fabiano - Marcier, Lucas - Martins, Renato - Lee, Rita - Espn (Television Network) - Miração Filmes (Firm) - Tv Zero (Firm) - Bretz Filmes (Firm)
    • Date: 2014
  • Film, Video
    A casa das sete mulheres Catalog Record Only Seven women living in rural Brazil during the Revolution of the Farrapos (1835-1845) undergo their own trials and tribulations as they wait for their men to return.
    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video
    Os inconfidentes Catalog Record Only Dramatization of the ill-fated coup d'état by a group of Brazilian military officers, poets and intellectuals and their failed attempt to overthrow the Portuguese Crown to establish a Brazilian Independent Republic in 1789, inspired by Rousseau and the success of the American Revolution when they severed ties with the British Empire in July 1776.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    Olga / Catalog Record Only Based upon the life of German-born Olga Benário Prestes, wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes.
    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video
    History's ultimate nomads. Brazil Catalog Record Only "As the power and pressure of the Inquisition grew in Portugal, the newly discovered land of Brazil became a favourite destination for Jewish converts to Catholicism, far from the Inquisition. What role did the New Christians play in the Portuguese colonization of Brazil? How did the Dutch invasion and rule of northeast Brazil influence this Crypto-Jewish community and how did it lead to the ...
    • Contributor: Kesslassi, Shaul - Halegua, Jaime - Brenman, Max - Breda, Daniel - Kaufman, Tânia Neumann - Oliveira, Luciano - Stichting Nefesh - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2010